Review: could Imuran cause Bradycardia?


Summary

Bradycardia is found among people who take Imuran, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Prednisone, and have Crohn's disease . We study 11,783 people who have side effects while taking Imuran from FDA and social media. Among them, 122 have Bradycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Bradycardia and more.

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Imuran

Imuran has active ingredients of azathioprine. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Imuran 11,459 users)

Bradycardia

Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, heart rate increased, hypotension, renal failure acute, diarrhea (latest reports from 88,692 Bradycardia patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

11,783 people reported to have side effects when taking Imuran.
Among them, 122 people (1.04%) have Bradycardia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Imuran cause Bradycardia?

Time on Imuran when people have Bradycardia *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 37.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 25.0 %

Gender of people who have Bradycardia when taking Imuran *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Bradycardia when taking Imuran *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.96 %
  • 10-19: 16.35 %
  • 20-29: 4.81 %
  • 30-39: 10.58 %
  • 40-49: 13.46 %
  • 50-59: 18.27 %
  • 60+: 35.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (27 people)
  • Pain (16 people)
  • Colitis Ulcerative (13 people)
  • Arthritis (13 people)
  • Osteoporosis (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (44 people)
  • Remicade (40 people)
  • Fosamax (20 people)
  • Asacol (15 people)
  • Restoril (13 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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